Drone photos reveal scope of flood crisis in Canal Fulton, and more rain is on the way

Drone photos reveal scope of flood crisis in Canal Fulton, and more rain is on the way
Canal Fulton residents say it's the worst flooding situation they've seen in their lifetime.

CANAL FULTON, Ohio (WOIO) - The conditions in the small Stark County city seem like a darkening dream, and as more rain moves in, the situation could soon turn into a full-blown nightmare.

Canal Fulton flooding 6/20/2019

Canal Fulton is already dealing with historic flooding, with more rain in the forecast today: https://bit.ly/2Zy2QiT Damon Maloney is live on 19 News this morning.

Posted by Cleveland 19 News on Thursday, June 20, 2019

The flooded roads, parking lots, homes and businesses that dot the 5,500-population city reminded residents of photos taken during the 1913 flood of the city.

On Tuesday, 19 News Reporter Brittany Bivins spoke to scores of members from the community who couldn’t recall the flooding ever being this bad.

Now, the city -- located near the Ohio and Erie canals -- is bracing for the worst.

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